Kate sighed in pleasure, sipping her cup of tea and listening to her mother tell the hallmark love story of her grandparents.
No matter how many times she heard the same story, it never failed to satisfy and she hoped that someday she would find the kind of love that they had shared.
Grandpa Robert, a handsome sweet talker had fallen in love with Daisy May, the Sheriff’s daughter on his regular trucking trip through town.
Young Robert had convinced Daisy to elope with him, leaving behind an arranged marriage and an irate father.
He kept his promise to take Daisy places that she had never been before and for many years to come, they covered long miles together; even their first child, Maisie was born on the road.
Though its original owners had long passed on – mere week’s of each other’s death – the old truck’s head still sat in its’ prized position. As integral to the land as the homestead that they had built.
Thank you, Mike Vore for this week’s photo and my lady P.J. for hosting us.
6 thoughts on “The Trucker’s Love…”
Great story. I enjoyed. Have you read author
Buchi Emecheta? I want to read her books.
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Arrgh! Dear Buchi. She’s late now. A fantastic writer. I read her books in high school. I will love to re-read them. You might be able to find her books in Barnes and Nobles.
Sweet story for Valentine’s 🙂
Awww, young love is so sweet and nice to hear about but more important is how the couple stays together throughout the years, making a life together. Loved your story, Jacqueline!
A lovely, timely story.😊
That was such an amazing story Jackie!!! Loved it